Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis: Joseph Altuzarra - 92Y, New York

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Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis: Joseph Altuzarra

Joseph Altuzarra and Fern Mallis

Fern Mallis returns to our stage this fall with a new series of Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis conversations. Marking the 10th anniversary of her namesake series, she invites some of the buzziest new voices in the business — the next-gen designers who are changing the face of fashion.

In October, Fern welcomes Joseph Altuzarra. Learn how this classically trained French-American ballet dancer became the man Tom Ford at his Fashion Icons conversation called the designer he most admires. Talk about high praise!

More on Joseph Altuzarra: Since launching his brand in 2008, Altuzarra has been dressing celebrities and some of the most powerful women in the world, including: Michelle Obama, Kate Middleton, Anna Wintour, Corrine Roitfeld, and Julianne Moore. Recognized as one of the most talented and lasting of his generation, Altuzarra has received numerous accolades for his work, from inclusion in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 and Business of Fashion’s BoF500 to the 2011 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award, to the 2014 CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year. Born in 1983 and raised in Paris by a Chinese-American mother and French father, his multicultural upbringing and avid interest in different facets of culture inform his work. A classically trained ballet dancer, he’s been praised by Tom Ford as the designer he most admires. Don’t miss this intimate, in-depth conversation about Altuzarra’s life, career and philosophy — and how he expresses his experience through fashion.

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Joseph Altuzarra

Joseph Altuzarra is a luxury womenswear designer and is widely recognized as one of the most talented and lasting of his generation …

Fern Mallis

The award-winning creator and organizer of Fashion Week in New York and cities across the globe, Fern Mallis has been an industry game changer …

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